Shubman Gill scored 94 runs in the match against Lucknow Super Giants. It was the target of a new jab from Doull on Sunday in which he reiterated his milestone theory.
Over the years, T20 has undergone significant change. If one only takes into account batting, statistics like strike rate and boundary percentage define a knock more so than the number of tournament fifty-scores.
And the Indian Premier League (IPL) season this year has numerous times demonstrated that. In fact, Simon Doull, a former cricketer for New Zealand, has repeatedly argued that in T20 cricket, milestones other than fifty and a hundred should not be counted.
Doull renewed his criticism of Shubman Gill by reiterating his milestone theory
He repeated it on Sunday, this time in a new jab at Shubman Gill of the Gujarat Titans. Who scored 94 runs in the game against the Lucknow Super Giants.
Given how his partner Wriddhiman Shah was performing on the Ahmedabad track. Gill got off to a slow start and found it difficult to search for boundaries in what appeared to be a belter.
In the IPL’s powerplay, where Saha managed 54 off 23 points, GT scored 78 for no loss, their highest-ever score in that phase. However, Gill managed to make 22 out of 13. T
The former kept up his assault in the middle overs as well, and Gill only started to relax when he hit Ravi Bishnoi for a pair of sixes in the ninth over. The young player eventually hit 94 off 51 balls, including seven sixes and two fours, as GT amassed 227 for two in 20 overs.
Shubman was growing weary. As much as he tried, he was unable to hit the boundaries. And it can occur. Listen. It might be debatable. But I am looking forward to the day when a man gets 75 or 80 off 45 balls and is cooked after the afternoon heat.
Doull emphasized the idea that milestone scores in cricket are only achieved when they contribute to a successful outcome.
Milestones are irrelevant in this game, I keep saying. I’m sure that people will continue to say that 100 is 100.
Yes, but if you win, it’s 100. If you fall short, nothing will change. When a guy claims that he is tired and is unable to push the boundaries, I believe that we are almost there. And why not use the ammo you have in the bank?” he continued.